Creston California

Creston News     October 4, 2018





the above photo was taken around 2007. The store changed owners in February of 2014 and then, again, on January 1st of 2016, with a few familiar faces behind the counter ! Excellent food and friendly service, plus a mini-market.  They have on hand some delicious cookies, and brownies (baked in house) ::::  check out the counter ! 

Creston Area  Calendar of Events

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NEWSFLASH::  I have posted the addresses and phone numbers of our elected officials on the contact page.

Newsflash  ::  Creston now has it's very first REAL  CROSSWALK !  It is located at the corner between the school and the church.  Special thanks to the County for upgrading the corner of Adams and O'Donovan Road. It looks fantastic  --- if you see any of our County Supervisors, or enjoy writing letters, please thank them.

NEWSFLASH :: Creston Compost now has retail hours ::  Tuesdays - Saturdays from  10 -3  - for appointments, call Bob at  805-674-7734  or  805-238-7866 !   100% organic blend of aged mushroom compost -  soil lab analysis provided -  $6  per cubic foot  ( 26 quarts ) which is about  1/2 the cost of premium store brands. Purchase by the yard and save another  $47.  Creston Compost is located at  6525 O'Donovan Road ! 

The Creston Advisory Body meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month inside the Church Sanctuary. Check out their web site for details  ( see my Links / Contacts page ) and the Bulletin Board for the Agenda that is posted 3 days before their meeting. The agenda is also posted inside the local Library ! All sorts of reports are given, such as Police, Fire, District 5 - Debbie Arnold, etc. If you have any questions, check out their informative web site - the address is on my Links and Contacts page ( see button above ).
For those of you new to Creston, the Library is open on Tuesdays from 1 - 7  pm, Thursdays noon - 6 pm, and Fridays 10 am  - 4 pm. You can order whatever you want ( books, CDs  , DVDs, VHS movies, documentaries, pretty much ANY  magazine, etc ) by logging on to   and place your order, and then it can be shipped to the Creston Library for pick up during regular hours. 

   The local Friends of the Creston Library meets at  11 am on the Second Thursday each month. Lots of exciting activities at the Library ! the backyard project has made some progress in the last two years: a healthy, flowering Locust was donated by the Garden Club and installed into the ground by Kay and Paul Kunzler, two lilac bushes, and a bushy guava with fuzzy green leaves all year long has been growing nicely. It does not produce flowers or fruit, YET !

NEWSFLASH  ::::    the Creston 4 H is hosting a wonderful Christmas Wreath Fund Raiser again this fall season. These gorgeous items can be shipped to 48 states via Fed Ex.  Look for a detailed flier on the Post Office bulletin board  VERY  VERY  SOON !  Meanwhile, you can call  805-441-9641  for more details  NOW  !

Monday, Oct. 8th   6 PM - at the Multi Purpose Building on the campus of the Elementary School  -- a workshop that will feature the Ground Water Management Plan for Creston and surrounding areas.

Thursday, Oct. 11th  11 am   Friends of the Creston Library monthly meeting, inside the Library. New faces are always welcome.

Wed. Oct. 31st - 4 PM - 7:30 PM - Halloween Treats at the Community Center on Swayze St., hosted by both the Garden Club and the Women's Club.  Light refreshments - wear a costume if you can ! Hot drinks and baked goods and tons ( OK,  many  many pounds ) of candy, donated by the members of  BOTH  clubs. At least 7 or 8 ladies belong to BOTH clubs  !




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